Practicality and a Bag of Flour
What if I told you that you’d have to rely on a bag of flour and a handful of kitchen staples to sustain you for the week? If you’re like me, you’d be mortified and think that was nothing but the perfect diet ploy. Would you know what to make using flour and a few simple ingredients?
I once heard someone say that most people do not recognize the full potential of a bag of flour and in fact, most people would die of hunger before realizing it was more than a pillow sack. With this in mind, I became curios, what could I make with a bag of flour?
Well, looking no further than my lap top computer, I logged on and quickly found some fun and simple foods that can be made with flour and a few other common kitchen ingredients.
1.) Biscuits for one can be easily made using 2 cups of self rising flour, cup of shortening and 2/3 to cup of milk.
2.) Noodles are constructed using 6 egg yolks, 6 tbsp. of water, a pinch of salt and 3 cups of flour.
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4.) For the perfect pizza crust it’s quite simple, you just use flour, water and yeast.
5.) Pasties are great for using left over’s and other random food bits. You can make different types of dough for them. The most basic (short crust) dough consists of plain flour, lard, salt and water michael kors handbags .
6.) Pancakes can be whipped up using 1 pint of milk, 12 oz of self raising flour, 1 egg, salt, sugar and softened butter.
7.) To make pie dough use 1 cup of flour, cup of butter, teaspoon of salt and 1 2 tablespoons of cold water.
8.) For every cup of gravy that you are going to make you will need approximately 2 tablespoons of fat, 2 tablespoons of flour and 1 cup of liquid.
9.) How about a nice batch of sugar cookies? Then take 3 cups flour, 1 cup granulated sugar 1 1/2 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp salt, 1 cup soft butter, 1 egg, slightly beaten, 3 t michael kors handbags bsp cream and 1 tsp vanilla. Whip it up and “Wala!” You’ll have some delicious sugar cookies.
10.) You can transform flour into a fresh loaf of bread by using the following ingredients 1 lb 6oz flour, 1 tsp salt, 1 tablespoons sugar, 1 tablespoon yeast, a tablespoon of shortening and 1 cup of water.
11.) And, do you like Roti? Using 4 cups of flour, 4 teaspoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon salt and 1 1 cup of water you can make the perfect Roti.
12.) Last but not least, if you want to make up some edible Kool aid play dough you take 1cup flour, 1/4 cup of salt, 1 small packet unsweetened drink mix (Kool aid or generic), 3 Tbsp. oil and 1 cup of boiling water.
Now of course, I’ve only listed the ingredients for these fabulous fun foods but, there are dozens of recipes out there so log on and check them out. She highlights people, topics and stories that are upbeat and sometimes even controversial. Her articles are inspiring, fun, and often. Requires no refrigeration michael kors handbags . Measurements are in whole cups.